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Swelling in area of mosquito bites. Redness, itching and burning. Worry needed?

I went camping 2 weeks ago and I was bitten through my clothes many times by mosquitos. Oddly enough i have more bites where I was clothed than not (arms). I woke up this morning with swelling and tautness around my bites (which were healed just a little scar tissue left) There seems to be an indentation where there was previously a bump. Redness and itching...severe itching. What is this caused from? I also have had blood tests this week and a contrast x ray for unrelated issues.
Asked On : Sun, 29 Jul 2012
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hi swelling ,.itching and redness can be
papular urticaria leading to vasculitis which is the reason for the scars and ct bt,platelet count and esr to evaluate vasculitis.atarax 25 mg at night,antibiotic twice daily and application of hh fudic ointment over the lesions can cure it.if scars and indentations left use evion tablets daily once and use hexilak silicone gel over the lesions
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